Definition of muggle in English:

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muggle

Pronunciation: /ˈməɡəl/

noun

informal
A person who is not conversant with a particular activity or skill: this video game won’t appeal to muggles
More example sentences
  • She will, but also thinks they will know nothing since they are both muggle dentists.

Origin

1990s: from mug1 + -le2; used in the Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling to mean 'a person without magical powers'.

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Syllabification: mug·gle

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